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Old 03-12-2011, 12:47 PM   #1
Jhonyfloyd
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Smile Help for installing linux slackware


I downloaded linux slackware..burn the dvd and I tried to install it,but after i put "fdisk" suddenly appeared a message .. "Fatal error: bad partition..." I don't know what to do because..I think my partition is ok or maybe my hard disc is damaged..how can i know it?
 
Old 03-12-2011, 12:54 PM   #2
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This is a good 1
http://genek.net/LinuxAdventures/ins...allation1.html
http://www.geekazine.com/news/franks...ips-and-tricks
http://genek.net/LinuxAdventures/sysadmin/index.html

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Old 03-12-2011, 02:13 PM   #3
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Do you have other operating systems sharing the drive?

If so, I would make a note of the partitions used for other OSs and delete the partition(s) that are for Slackware use (I use 'cfdisk', I find it much more easy to use than 'fdisk'). Then write again the partition(s), reboot and try to install again.
 
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Old 03-12-2011, 07:29 PM   #4
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fdisk -l will tell you what partitions fdisk is seeing.

I also find cfdisk easier to user.
 
Old 03-13-2011, 11:52 AM   #5
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Do you have other operating systems sharing the drive?

If so, I would make a note of the partitions used for other OSs and delete the partition(s) that are for Slackware use (I use 'cfdisk', I find it much more easy to use than 'fdisk'). Then write again the partition(s), reboot and try to install again.
Firs of all,thank for answering .I installed windows 7..at the same time I made two partitions more for installing slackware in one of them..so I'd have to delete this partitions and make a new partition for slackware using 'cfdisk'.
 
  


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